Château Péby Faugères



Owner: SARL Château Péby Faugères

Appellation: Saint-Emilion Grand Cru

Surface area: 7.45 hectares

Grape variety: 100 % Merlot

Soil: clay-limestone on south and southeast slopes (clay-limestone molasse) dating back to the upper Eocene and Oligocene.

Average age of vines: 45 years

Planting density: 6600 vinestocks/hectare
Cultivation and harvesting: "guyot double" pruning, cultivation of soil, debudding in spring, leaf-stripping and thinning by hand, manual harvesting using trays, sorting tables, with one for optical sorting.

Environmental integrity: biological viticulture. ISO 14001 environmental certification awarded in 2009.

Vinification: partly in full barrel-vinification and partly in wooden conical vats, cold prefermentary maceration, crushing, no filtration, slow vatting over a period of three weeks, malolactic fermentations in barrels.

Consultant oenologist: Michel ROLLAND

Maturing: 100% in new French oak barrels on fine sediment for 18 months.

Average production: 12,000 bottles (first wine)

Second wine: Le Merle de Péby Faugères

Identity card of Château Péby Faugères

Identity card of Le Merle de Péby Faugères